Photos: Ford's alternative-fuel vehicles

Photos: Ford's alternative-fuel vehicles

Summary: Revising its approach to the market, Ford touts its lineup of fuel-efficient and alternative-fuel vehicles.

TOPICS: Hardware

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  • Escape Hybrid battery

    The Escape Hybrid's sealed and encased nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH) battery is stored at the flat-load floor of the cargo area. The regenerative braking system recharges the NiMH battery each time the driver uses the brakes.

  • F-150

    The F-150, another Ford vehicle offered with alternative-fuel technology.

  • F-250

    Ford claims that its F-250 Super Chief concept, unveiled this month at the North American Auto Show in Detroit, is the world's first vehicle to run on "Tri-Flex" fueling--hydrogen, E85 ethanol or gasoline. The supercharged V-10 is expected to be able to travel 500 miles between fill-ups.

Topic: Hardware

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